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Maria Mahoi of the Islands
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Maria Mahoi of the Islands

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Literary Nonfiction. Native American Studies. Born in the mid-1850s on Vancouver Island to an Indigenous Hawaiian father and an Indigenous British Columbian mother, Maria Mahoi moved as a young woman to Salt Spring Island in British Columbia's Strai...

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The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed
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The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed

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Literary Nonfiction. THE SACRED HERB / THE DEVIL'S WEED is informative and even enlightening, but above all, it's a hilarious look at a humble plant that has entertained, inspired, and occasionally terrified so many for so long. Andrew Struthers dir...

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A Short Sad Book
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A Short Sad Book

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Fiction. With an Introduction by Erín Moure and an Afterword by the author. These days, Canada is a heavyweight of world fiction, boasting some of the gaudiest names in the literary firmament, its schools graduating great writers by the frontlist. I...

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The News We Deserve
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The News We Deserve

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Literary Nonfiction. THE NEWS WE DESERVE: THE TRANSFORMATION OF CANADA'S MEDIA LANDSCAPE documents the most under-reported story in Canadian news: the behind- the-scenes takeovers, mergers, share swaps, regulatory maneuvers, and private ambitions th...

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A perimeter
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A perimeter

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Poetry. A new child, a new house, a new neighbourhood: rob mclennan takes the measure of his environment in A PERIMETER, a collection of shorter and longer pieces from 2010 to 2014. A PERIMETER is built around three longer works: the serial "Alta ...

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A Series of Dogs
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A Series of Dogs

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Literary Nonfiction. Some human lives can be measured in dogs. Writer/musician John Armstrong is such a person, and in A SERIES OF DOGS, he takes the measure of his own, now at nine dogs' lives and counting. A hilarious, perceptive and moving memo...

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Piranesi's Figures
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Piranesi's Figures

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Fiction. PIRANESI'S FIGURES is a romp through the magnificent psychological ruins of at least two marriages and one attempt at child- rearing, and a gleefully reckless contortion of novelistic conventions, sexual practices, and family dynamics. As i...

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Clean Sails
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Clean Sails

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Poetry. Art. The 160 pages of CLEAN SAILS were wrested from dozens of typewriters, some of them hand- modified, through countless thousands of hours of typing over the past half- decade, and informed by Gustave Morin's quarter-century of investigati...

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Twenty Seven Stings
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Twenty Seven Stings

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Poetry. Illustrated by Roxanna Bikadoroff. Poems inspired by the cultural histories and military strategies that have led us into wars throughout history, from sixth century BCE China to Alexander the Great to contemporary American drone warfare.

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Dance Moves of the Near Future
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Dance Moves of the Near Future

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Fiction. The 23 stories in DANCE MOVES OF THE NEAR FUTURE open with a sentient cactus and close with a crash of rhinos. In between you'll find a high-strung parrot, untenured yahoos, an amorphous, mind-controlling blob, optometrists in a strip club,...

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The World, I Guess
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The World, I Guess

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Poetry. George Bowering's 36th book of poetry, THE WORLD, I GUESS shows Canada's original poet-laureate still in MVP form as he approaches his 80th birthday. THE WORLD, I GUESS is a substantial book, six sections that demonstrate a command of a broa...

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Around the World on Minimum Wage
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Around the World on Minimum Wage

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Travel Writing. Victoria film maker and writer Andrew Struthers borrows the language and visual layout of the Victorian travelogue to tell his own tale in AROUND THE WORLD ON MINIMUM WAGE. While the stories Struthers reg...

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Loitersack
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Loitersack

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Poetry. "Loitersack" is 17th century slang for a lay-abed, a lazybones. In his new book LOITERSACK, Donato Mancini (YOU MUST WORK HARDER TO WRITE POETRY OF EXCELLENCE, Bookthug, 2012) extends his inquiry of Canadian poetry and poetics in the form of...

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North of California St.
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North of California St.

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Poetry. California St. is one of the major thoroughfares in downtown San Francisco, the city where George Stanley was born in 1934, and left at age 37 to move to Vancouver. NORTH OF CALIFORNIA ST. collects 53 poems, all written between 1975 and 1999...

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Posh Lust
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Posh Lust

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Poetry. POSH LUST is about poetry that is everywhere findable, provided the bits of "everywhere" are words and provided this life is lettered. People study poetry and some read it. Poetry is a pinnacle art—as in "a small ornamental turret"—even when...

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